2018-05-24 / Obituaries

Phyllis Ockene Hammel

Phyllis Ockene Hammel, of Weston, Mass., passed away peacefully May 19, 2018, at Stone Rehabilitation & Senior Living in Newton Upper Falls, Mass. She was 90 years old.

She was the beloved wife for 62 years of the late Dr. Herbert Hammel. She was the sister of the late Robert and Alan Ockene.

She is survived by her son, John Hammel, and his wife, Karen Buetens, of Jamestown. Grandsons Marcus and Peter Hammel, of Arlington, Mass., and Boston, respectively, were her greatest joy.

She was an alumna of Lawrence University and the Yale Graduate Drama School.

Phyllis served as chairwoman of volunteers at Englewood Hospital and as planning administrator at Hackensack Hospital.

Phyllis enjoyed gourmet food, musical theater, bridge and reading.

There are no services scheduled. Donations in her honor can be made to the Ulcerative Colitis Foundation. To share a memory of Phyllis, please visit eatonfuneralhomes.com.

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